Posts Tagged ‘immunity’
At first glance, this ornamental plant seems more suited to your garden than your medicine cabinet. It’s pretty pink and purple petals do make it a popular choice for home gardeners and landscapers alike. It’s probably the last thing you’d think of when trying to quell a cough, sneeze, or sore throat. This flower isn’t just for show, however. In fact, some studies suggest that it may be a real contender in our fight against the common cold. But is it really as effective as proponents would have you believe? And are the products on the market even reliable?
Continue reading Echinacea: Crush the Common Cold with THIS
Posted in: Articles
Tags: boost immunity, cold, E. pallida, E. purpurea, Echinacea, immunity, or E. angustifolia, T-cells
Children who play outdoors not only get enough vitamin D from sunlight exposure, they also reduce their stress and boost their immunity. Jennifer Shu, M.D., medical editor of Healthyliving.org advises planning outdoor activities together or making outdoor play a part of family traditions. One of the well-recognized benefits of increasing physical activity is reduction of obesity risk. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends limiting kids’ time spent on computers and TV to two hours daily and getting them outdoors, instead to reduce their odds of becoming overweight or obese. Aside from this, they also benefit from being exposed to […]
Continue reading Why Kids Should Play More Outdoors
Posted in: Kid's Health, News Briefs, Vitamin D
Tags: immunity, outdoor activities, playing outdoors, social skills
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